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  CSPAN    Capitol Hill Hearings    News/Business.  

    September 7, 2012
    6:00 - 7:00am EDT  

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what they didn't tell you what is the plan they are proposing would cost medicare to go bankrupt by in 2016, and what they really didn't tell you is that if you want to know, they are not for preserving medicare at all. there for a new plan called voucher care. that's not courage. that's not even truthful. that's not even truthful. in tampa, they talked with great urgency about the nation's debt and the need to act now. but not once, not one single time, did they tell you that they rejected every plan put forward by us, by the bipartisan simpson bowls
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commission they referenced or by any other respected group to reduce the national debt. there were not for any of them. because they are not prepared to do anything about the debt if it contained even $1, not exaggerating, even $1 or 1 cent in new taxes for millionaires. folks, that is not courage and that is not fair. [applause] in a sense, this can be reduced to a single motion -- two men seeking to lead this country over the next four years. they have fundamentally different visions and completely different values. governor riley believes in the global economy that it does not matter much where american companies invest and put their money or create jobs.
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as a matter of fact, in his budget proposal, in his tax proposal, he calls for a new tax. it is called a territorial tax. the experts have looked at this and take knowledge it would create 800,000 new jobs, all of them overseas. all of them. [boos] what i found fascinating was when governor romney said that as president, he would take a job to work. -- job tour. with this plan, it will have to be a foreign trip. [applause] president hu obama nodes that creating jobs in america, keeping jobs in america, bringing jobs back to america is what the president's job is all about. that is what presidents do or at
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least are supposed to do. [applause] folks, governor romney believes it's ok to raise taxes on the middle class by $2,000 in order to pay for literally another $1 trillion tax cut for the very wealthy. president obama knows there is nothing decent or fair about asking people with more to do less and less to do more. governor run the believes -- he believes that kids like our dreamers, those immigrant children, those immigrant children who were brought to america's shores through no fault of their own, he thinks they are a drag on the american economy. president obama believes that even though those kids did not choose to come here, they have chosen to do right by america and it is time for us to do right by them. [applause]
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governor running looks at the -- governor run the looks of the notion of equal pay in terms of the bottom line. president obama knows that making sure our daughters get the same pay for the same jobs as our sons is every father is bottom line. [applause] look- i kind of expected all that from them but one thing truly perplexed me at their convention. the thing that perplexed me most was this idea they kept talking about, about the culture of dependency. they seem to think you create a culture of dependency when you provide a bright young qualified kid from a working-class family a loan to get to college or provide a job training program
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in a new industry for dad lost his job because of outsourcing. folks, that is not how we look at it. that is not how we look at it. that is not how americans ever looked at it. what he does not understand is that all of these men and women are looking for is a chance to acquire the skills to provide for their families so they can hold their heads high and a lead independent lives with dignity. that is all they are looking for. look. [applause] it literally amazes me they do not understand that. you know, i told you at the outset the choice is stark. two different visions and a value sets. the difference is reduced to be a fundamental difference at its core. you, we, most americans have incredible faith in the decency and hard work of the american people.
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we know what has made this country. it is the american people. four years ago we were hit hard at. accountsour retirement drained, jobs lost a round the line. what did you do? what you have always done. you fought back. you did not give up, you got up. you are the ones. the american people -- you are the ones. you are the reasons why we are country in the world to lead the 21st century. [applause] you'd never quit on america. you deserve a president who will never quit on you. [cheers and applause] there is one more thing that.
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our republican opponents are dead wrong about. a america is not a in decline. america is not a in decline. [applause] gentlemen, never, ever -- it has never been a good bet to bet against the american people. never. [cheers and applause] my fellow americans,america is coming back. we are not going back. we have no intention of downsizing the american dream. [cheers and applause] never. never a good bet.
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ladies and gentlemen, in a moment we are going to hear from a man whose whole life is a testament to the power of that dream and whose presidency is the best hope to secure the dream for our children. you see, we see a future -- we really honest to god do. we see a future where everybody does their part and has a part. a future where we depend more on clean energy. from home and less on the oil from abroad. a future where we are number one in the world again and college graduation. a future wherewe promote the private sector, not to the privileged sector. and a future where women once again control their own choices, their destiny, and their own health care.
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[cheers and applause] ladies and gentlemen, barack and i see a future where nobody is forced to live in the shadows of intolerance. [cheers and applause] folks, we see a future where america leads not only by the example of our power, but the power of our example. where we bring our troops home from afghanistan just as we probably did from iraq. -- probably did from iraq. [applause]
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-- probably --proudly did from iraq. a future where we fell the only truly sacred obligation we have as a nation. the only truly sacred obligation we have is to prepare those who we send to war and care for them when they come home from war. tonight i want to acknowledge -- [applause] i want to acknowledge as we should every night to the incredible that we owed to the family of those 6473 fallen angels. those 49,746 wounded. thousands critically. thousands who will need help for the rest of their lives.
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folks, we must never, ever forget their sacrifice. always keep them in our care and prayers. my fellow americans, we now find ourselves at the hinge of history. the direction we turn is literally in your hands. it has been a truly great honor to serve p.o. and to serve with barack who has always stood up with you. for the past four years. i have seen him tested and i know his command and faith. i also know the incredible confidence he has in all of you. i know this man.
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yes, the worker recovery is not yet complete, but we are on our way. the journey of hope is not yet finished, but we are on our way. the cause of change is not fully accomplished, but we are on the our way. i say to you with absolute confidence, in america's best days are ahead and, yes, we are on our way. [cheers and applause] in that light of that, for the values that defined as, for the ideals that inspired as, there is only one choice. that choice is to move forward and finish the job and re-elect president barack obama. [cheers and applause] god bless you all. may god protect our troops. god bless you. thank you. [cheers and applause]
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>> thank you. [cheers and applause] thank you. thank you. thank you so much. thank you. [chanting "four more years!"] thank you. thank you very much, everybody. thank you. michelle, i love you so much. a few nights ago, everybody was reminded of just what a lucky man i am. [cheers and applause]
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melia and sasha, we are so proud of the. -- of view. -- of you. [applause] yes, you do have to go to school in the morning. [laughter] joe biden, thank you for being the very best vice-president i could have ever hoped for. and be in a strong and loyal friend it. [cheers and applause] madam chairwoman, delegates, i accept your nomination for president of the united states. [cheers and applause]
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[chanting "four more years!"] the first time i addressed this convention in 2004, i was a younger man. [laughter] a senate candidate from illinois who spoke about hope. not blind optimism, but hope in the face of difficulty. hope in the face of uncertainty. that faith in the future that pushed this nation forward even when the odds are great. even when the road is long the. eight years later, that hope has been tested. tested by the cost of war, one
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of the worst economic crises in history, and by political gridlock that left us wondering if it is possible to tackle the challenges of our time. i know campaigns can seem small and even silly at times. trivial things become big distractions. serious issues become sound bites. the truth gets buried under an avalanche of money and advertising. if you are sick of hearing me approve this message, believe me, so am i.. [applause] when all is said and done, when you pick up the ballot to vote, you will face the clearest choice of any time in a generation. over the next few years, the decisions will be made in
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washington on jobs, the economy, taxes and deficits. energy, education, war and peace. decisions that will have a huge impact on our lives and on our children's lives for decades to come. on every issue, the choice you face will not be between two candidates or parties. it will be a choice between two different paths for america. two fundamentally different visions for the future. ours is a fight to restore the values that built the largest middle-class and the strongest economy the world has ever known. [applause] the values my grandfather defended as a soldier. in patton pause army.
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-- in patton's army. the values that grow my grandmother to work on a bomber assembly line while he was gone. they knew they were part of something larger. a nation that triumphed over fascism and a depression. a nation where the most innovative businesses turned out the world's best products. everybody shared in the pride and success. from the corner office to the factory floor. my grandparents were given the chance to go to college by their own home, and fulfil the basic bargain at the american story. -- at the heart of america's story. hard work would pay off andresponsibility will be rewarded. everybody gets a fair shot. everybody plays by the same rules from main street to wall street to washington, d.c. [applause] i ran for president because i saw that basic bargain slipping away. i began my career helping
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people in the shadow of a shuttered steel mill at a time when too many good jobs began to move overseas. by 2008 we saw nearly a decade where families struggle by paychecks that did not rise with costs that kept rising. people racking up debt to pay the mortgage, tuition, gas in the car, or food on the table. when the house of cards collapsed, millions of innocent americans lost their jobs, homes, life savings, a tragedy to recover. now, our friends down in tampa at the republican convention where more than happy to talk about everything they think is wrong with america. they did not have much to say about how they would make their right. -- make it right. they want your vote, but they do not want you to know their plans.
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that is because all they have to offer is the same prescriptions they have had for the last 30 years. have a surplus? try a tax cut. the deficit too high? try another. feel a cold coming on? take two tax cuts, rollbacks of regulations and call us in the morning. [cheers and applause] now, i have cut taxes for those who need it. middle-class families, small businesses, but i do not believe another round of tax breaks for millionaires will bring good jobs to the shores or pay down deficits. i do not believe firing teachers or kicking students off of financial aid will help the economy.
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or help us compete with the scientists and engineers coming out of china. [applause] after all we have been through, i do not believe rolling back regulations on wall street will help the small business woman expand or the laid-off construction worker keep his home. we have been there. we have tried that. we are not going back. we are moving forward, in america. [cheers and applause] i will not pretend the path i am offering is quick or easy. i never have. you did not elect me to tell you what you wanted to hear, you elected me to tell you the truth. [applause] the truth is it will take more than a few years to solve challenges that have built up over decades. it will require shared
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responsibility and the bold persistent experimentation that franklin roosevelt pursued during the only crisis worse than this one. [applause] those of us to carry on his party's legacy should remember not every problem can be remedied from another government program from washington. our problems can be solved. our challenges can be met. the path reoffer may be harder, but it leads to a better place. i am asking you to choose that future. [applause] and goals in manufacturing, -- i'm asking you to rally around their goals in manufacturing, energy, education, national security and the deficit. real achievable plans that will lead to new jobs, more opportunity and rebuild on a stronger foundation. that is what we can do a in the
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next four years and that is why i am running for a second term as president of the united states. [cheers and applause] we can choose a future where we export more products and outsource fewer jobs. after a decade that was defined by what we bought and borrowed, we are getting back to basics and doing what america has always done best. we are making things again. [applause] i have met workers in detroit and toledo who feared they would never build a another a american car. [applause] today they can not rebuild them fast enough because we reinvented an auto industry that is back on top of the world. [applause]
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i have worked with business leaders who are bringing jobs back to a america not because our workers make less pay but because we make better products. we work harder and smarter than anybody else. [applause] i signed trade agreements helping companies sell more goods to millions of customers. goods stamped with three proud words "made in america." [applause] [ crowd chanting "usa!"] after a decade of decline, this country created over half of a million of manufacturing jobs in the last two and a half years. now you have a choice. we can get more tax breaks to corporations to ship jobs overseas or reconsider rewarding companies that create
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new jobs and train new workers here in the united states of america. [cheers and applause] we can help small businesses, double their exports. if we choose this path we can create 1 million new manufacturing jobs in the next four years. you can choose that future. you can make that happen. you can choose the path where we can control more of our own energy. after 30 years of inaction, we raised fuel standards so by the middle of the next decade cars and trucks will go twice as far on a gallon of gas. [applause] we have doubled our use of renewable energy. thousands of americans have jobs building wind turbines and long-lasting batteries.
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in the last year alone,we have cut will imports by 1 -- we have cut oil imports by a one million barrels a day, more than any administration in recent history. today the united states of america is less dependent on the foreign oil than at any time during the past two decades. [cheers and applause] now, you have a choice between a strategy that reverses the process or one that builds on it. we have to open millions of new acres for oil and gas exploration in the last three years and we will open more. i will not let oil companies right to this country's energy plan or in danger coastlines or collect another $4 billion in corporate welfare from tax payers. we are offering a better path. [cheers and applause] we are offering a better path where we -- a future where we
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invest in the wind, solar, clean coal, with farmers and scientists tarnishing -- harnessing biofuels. to power our cars and trucks and construction workers build homes andfarms and factories that weighs less energy where we develop 100 factories years' supply of natural gas right beneath our feet. we can cut oil imports in half by 2020 and support more than 600,000 new jobs in natural gas alone. [applause] yes, my plan will continue to reduce the carbon pollution heating our planet because climate change is not a hoax. more drought, floods, and wildfires are not a joke. they are a threat to our children's future, and in the selection you can do something about it. -- this election you can do something about it. [cheers and applause]
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you can choose a future where more americans have a chance to build the skills they need to compete. no matter how old they are or how much money they have. education was the gateway to opportunity for me. it was the gateway for michelle. it was the gateway for most of you. more than ever, it is the gateway to a middle-class life. for the first time in a generation nearly every state has answered the call to raise the standards in teaching and learning. some of the worst schools have made gains in math and reading. students are paying less for college today because we finally took on a system that wasted billions of taxpayer dollars on the banks and lenders. [applause] now you have a choice. weekend that education, or we
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-- we can gut education or we can decide in the united states of america no child should have dreams deferred because of a crowded classroom or a crumbling school. no family should set aside a college acceptance letter because they do not have the money. no company should look for workers overseas because they cannot find somebody with the right skills at home. that is not our future. [cheers and applause] that is not our future. a government has a role in this. teachers must inspire. principles must lead. parents must instill a thirst for learning. students, you have to do the work. [applause] together i promise you we can out educate and out compete any nation on earth. [applause] help me recruit 100,000 a math
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and science teachers within 10 years and improve early childhood education. [applause] help give 2 million workers the chance to learn schools -- skills at their community college that will lead to a better job. help us work with colleges and universities to cut in half the growth of tuition costs over the next 10 years. we can meet that goal together. you can choose that future for america. [cheers and applause] that is our future. in a world of new threats and new challenges, you can choose leadership that has been tested and proven. four years ago i promise to end the war in iaq. we did. [cheers and applause] we promised to refocus on the terrace to actually attack us on -- the terrorists who
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actually attacked a 911, and we have it. us onwe have stopped the taliban's momentum, and in 2014 our longest war will be over. [applause] a new tower rises over the new york skyline. osama bin laden is dead. [cheers and applause] tonight we pay tribute to the americans who still served and harm goes away. -- who still serve in harm's way. we are forever in debt to a generation that made this country safer. we will never forget you. so long as i am commander in chief. we will sustain the strongest
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military the world has ever known. [applause] when you take off the uniform, we will serve you as well as you have served us because nobody who fights for the country should have to fight for a job or a roof over their head or the care that they need when they come home. [cheers and applause] around the world we have strengthened old alliances and forge new coalitions to stop the spread of nuclear weapons. we reasserted our power across the pacific and stood up to china on behalf of our workers. we have advance the rights and dignity of all human beings, men and women, christians and muslims and jews. for all the progress we have made, challenges remain.
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terrorist plots must be disrupted. you're opposed the crisis must be contained. the european crisis must be contained. our commitment to israel's security must not waver and neither must our pursuit of peace. [applause] the iranian government must face a world united against its nuclear ambitions. the historic change across the arab world must not be defined by the age of extremists but by the hopes and aspirations of ordinary people reaching for the same rights we celebrate here today. [applause] now, we have a choice. my opponent and his running mate are new to foreign policy. [laughter] from all that we have seen and heard, they want to take us back to an era of blustering and blundering that cost america so dearly. you do not call russia our
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number one enemy unless you are still stuck in a cold war mindset. [applause] you might not be ready for diplomacy with beijing if you cannot visit the olympics without insulting our closest ally. [cheers and applause] my opponent said it was tragic to end the war in iraq. he will not tell us how he will end the war in afghanistan. i have, and i will. [applause] while my opponent will spend more money on military hardware and that our joint chiefs do not even want, i will use the money we are no longer spending on were to pay down debt and put more people back to work, rebuilding roads, bridges, and
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schools. and runways becauseit is time to do some nation building right here at home. [cheers and applause] you can choose a future where we reduce our deficit, without sticking it to the middle class. independent experts say my plan would cut the deficit by $4 trillion. last summer i worked with republicans in congress to cut $1 billion of in spending. those of us to believe government can be a force for good should work harder than anybody to reform it so it is leaner, more efficient, and more responsive to the american people. [applause] i want to reform the tax codes
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so it is simple, fair, and asks the wealthiest households to pay more at over $250,000. the same rate we had when bill clinton was president and our economy created millions of jobs, the biggest surplus in history, and a whole lot of millionaires to boot. i am still eager to reach an agreement based on the principles of my bipartisan that commission. -- debt commission. no party has a monopoly on wisdom. no democracy works without compromise. i want to get this done, and we can get it done. when gov. romney and his friends in congress tell us, we can lower the deficit by spending trillions more on new tax breaks for the wealthy, well, what did bill clinton call it? you do the arithmetic. you do the math. [applause]
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i refuse to go along with that. as long as i am president, i never will. [cheers and applause] i refuse to ask middle-class families to give up their deductions for owning a home or raising their kids just to pay for another millionaire's tax cuts. [applause] i refuse to ask students to pay more for college or kick children out of head start programs to eliminate health insurance for millions of americans who are poor and elderly or disabled, also those with the most can pay less. -- all so those with the most can pay less. i am not going along with that. [cheers and applause] i will never turn of medicare into a voucher. [applause] no american should ever have to
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spend their golden years at the mercy of insurance companies. they should retire with the care and dignity that they have earned it. we will reform and strengthen medicare for the long call, but we will do it by reducing the cost of health care, not by asking seniors to pay thousands of dollars more. we will keep the promise of social security by taking the responsible steps to strengthen it, not by turning it over to wall street. [applause] this is the choice we now face. this is what the election comes down to. over and over we have been told by our opponents that bigger tax cuts and fewer regulations are the only way. since government cannot do everything, it should do almost nothing.
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if you cannot afford health insurance, hope that you do not get sick. [laughter] if a company reebok -- releases toxic pollution into the air your children burry, that is the cost of progress. -- your children breed, that is the cost of progress. if you cannot afford to start a business or go to college, take my opponent's advice and borrow money from your parents. [laughter] [applause] you know what? that is not who we are. that is not what this country is about. as americans we believe we are endowed by our creator with certain inalienable rights, rights that no man or government can take away. we insist on personal responsibility and we celebrate individual initiative. we are not entitled to success, we have to earn it. we honor the strivers, the risk takers, the of entrepreneurs who have been the driving force
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behind the free enterprise system. the greatest engine of growth and prosperity the world has ever known. we also believe in something called citizenship. [cheers and applause] citizenship. a word at the very heart of our founding. a word at the essence of our democracy. the idea that this country only works when we accept certain obligations to one another and to future generations. we believe when a ceo pay is a bottom workers enough to buy the cars that they build, the whole company does matter. -- automobile workers enough to buy the cars they build, the whole company does matter. -- better. [applause] we believe the little girl
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offered any escape from poverty by a great teacher or grant for college could become the next steve jobs, or the president of the united states. it is in our power to give her that chance. [cheers and applause] we know that churches and charities can often make more of a difference then a poverty program a lawn. program alone. we do not want handouts for those who refuse to help themselves and we do not want bailouts for banks that break the rules. [applause] we do not think government can solve all of our problems. we do not think that the government is the source of all of our problems any more than our welfare recipients or corporations or unions or
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immigrants or gays or any other group we are told to blame for our troubles. [cheers and applause] because america, we understand this democracy is ours. we, the people, recognize that we have responsibilities. as well as rights. our destinies are bound together. a freedom that asks only what is in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others without love or charity or duty or patriotism is unworthy of our founding ideals and those who died in their defense. [cheers and applause]
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as citizens we understand that america is not about what can be done for us, it is a about what can be done by us, together, through the hard and frustrating but necessary work of self governance. that is what we believe it. so you see, the election four years ago was not about me. it was about you. [applause] my fellow citizens, you were the change. you are the reason there is a little girl with a heart disorder in phoenix that will get the help she needs because an insurance company will not limit her coverage. you did that. [applause]
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you are the reason a young man in colorado of who never thought he would be able to afford his dream of earning a medical degree is about to get that chance. you made that possible. [cheers and applause] you are the reason a young immigrant who went to school here and grew up here and pledged allegiance to our flag will no longer get deported from the only country she has ever called home. [applause] our soldiers will not be kicked out of the military because of who they are or who they love, how thousands of families have been able to see if loved ones that served as, welcome home. welcome home. you did that. you did that. you did that. [applause] if you turn a way now, if you turn away now and you buy into the cynicism that the change we
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fought for is impossible, well, change will not happen. if you give up on the idea of your voice can make a difference, then other voices will fill the void that. lobbyists, special interests, people with $10 million checks trying to buy this election and make it harder for you to vote, washington politicians who want to decide who you can marry or control health care choices women should be making for themselves. [cheers and applause] only you can make sure that does not happen. only you have the power to move us forward. you know, i recognize that times have changed since i first spoke at this convention.
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times have changed, and so have i.. i am no longer just a candidate, i am the president. [cheers and applause] that means i know what it means to send young americans into battle. i have held in my arms mothers and fathers of those who did not return. i have shared the pain of families who have lost their homes in the frustration of workers who have lost their jobs. if the critics are right that i
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made all my decisions based on polls, i must not be very good at reading. [applause] [laughter] while i am very proud of what we have achieved together, i am far more mindful of my own feelings, -- failings. knowing exactly what lincoln meant when he said i have been driven to my knees many times by the overwhelming conviction that i have no place else to go. [applause] as i stand here tonight, i have never been more hopeful about america. not because i think i have all of the answers, not because i am not even about the magnitude of the challenges, i am hopeful because of you. the young woman i met at a science fair to one national recognition for her biology research while living with her family and a homeless shelter,
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she gives me hope. [applause] the auto worker who won the lottery after his plant almost closed but kept coming to work b every day toought flags for his whole town. -- and bought flags for his whole town. one of the cars he built to surprise his wife. he gives me hope. the family business in the minnesota that did not lay off a single one of their 4000 employees when the recession hit, even when their competitors shut down dozens of plants. even when it meant the owner gave up parks and some pay because they understood their biggest asset with their community and employees would help build the business. they give me hope. [applause]
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that did not lay off one of its employees when the recession hit, even when competitors shut down dozens of supplants, even when the owner gave up some perks, because they understood the biggest asset was the community and the workers who helped build-business. they gives me hope [applause] i think about the young sailor i met at walter reed hospital still recovering from a grenade attack that caused him to have his leg amputated above the knee. give we would watch him walk into a white house dinner honoring those who serve in iraq, a tall, 20 pounds heavier, dashing in his uniform with a big grin on his face, and i remember how i would watch him on a bicycle, racing with his fellow wounded warriors on a sparkling spring day, inspiring other heroes who had just begun the hard path he had to travel. he gives me hope. [applause] he gives me hope. i do not know what party these men and women belong to. i do not know if they will vote
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for me, but i know their spirit of finds us. -- defines us. they remind me that ours is a future filled with hope, and if you share that stays with me, if you share that hope, -- that faith with me, if you share that hope, i asked you tonight for your vote. [applause] if you reject the notion that this nation's promise is reserved for the few. your voice must be heard in this election. if you reject the notion that our government is beholden to the highest bidder, you need to stand up in this election. if you believe is a new factories, new energy and power our future, new schools can provide ladders of opportunity to this nation of dreamers, if you believe in a country where
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everyone gets a fair shot and everyone plays by the same rules, i need you to vote this november. [applause] america, i never said this journey would be easy, and i will not promise that now. yes, archive is harder, but it leads to a better place -- our path is harder, but it leads to a better place. our road is long but we traveled a to get it. we do not turn back to oregon we leave no one behind. we pull each other onwe draw strength from our top. victory, and we learn from our mistakes, and we keep our eyes focused on a distant horizon, knowing that we are blessed to be citizens of the greatest nation on earth you're a good -- on earth.
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thankgod bless. you, god bless the united states. [applause] ♪ [applause] [applause] >> ♪ we take care of our own ♪ wherever this flag is flown ♪ we take care of our own
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♪ we take care of our own ♪ wherever this flag is flown, we take care of our own ♪ [applause] ♪ we take care of our own, wherever the slide is flown -- this flag is flown ♪ [applause] ♪ [applause] ♪
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♪ ♪ >> ♪ the sun is coming up over new york city ♪ ♪ ♪ the sun coming up over new york city ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ school bus driver in a traffic jam ♪ ♪ staring in her rearview mirror, looking have the promise of the promised land ♪
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♪ the world dreams of fame and fortune ♪ ♪ one could end up going to prison ♪ ♪ one just might be president. [applause] ♪ only in america ♪ streaming in red white and blue ♪ only in america. everyoneget a chance, gets sudans, only in america -- in america ♪
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newlyweds in the back of a limousine. a banker's daughter. all they want is everything. ♪ she came out to be here -- she came out to be an actress ♪ he wanted to be a singer and a band. ♪ they talk about what they could
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have been. only in america. streaming in red and white and blue. only in america. [applause] ♪ we all get a chance, everyone gets to dance ♪ only in america ♪ [applause] >> now that the political conventions are over, the political candidates will make campaign appearances. we will preview the president and vice president at a campaign stop in portsmouth, new hampshire live at 12:20 p.m. eastern. at 1:00, mitt romney speaks at a rally in orange city, iowa. you cannot watch our live coverage of both of them live on c-span and that our website, c- span.org. upt